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New York Rockefeller Center | 1972

When: July 26th, 1972

From: New York, USA

To: Prague, Czechoslovakia

Found: Prague Czech Republic

Text: “Hello Dears! Your last letter was sent on the 20th of June and now here’s our answer. 75 more words


Karel Čapek: About his play

“I feel responsible for the question whether it is possible that machines will really take over humans by impoverishing them of the ability to create” is the opening sentence of Čapek’s article that was published in the newspaper Přítomnost (Presence) on 7 February 1929 and was again used in the theatre programme of production of R.U.R. 387 more words


Socialism in Translation: The Challenges of Teaching Communist History in the 21st Century

By Lani Seelinger

Let’s say that you want to teach communist history to students whose countries were never under communist rule. It’s an important episode of history to address, especially in the EU, which includes countries from both sides of the Iron Curtain. 1,002 more words

Political Discourse


Today my cousin and I took a walk at the Old Square. The weather was ideal!

in 1935, Prague was….

December 22, 2016. It was a rainy Tuesday, but no weather can stop my sister and I from enjoying the beauties of this city, Prague. 71 more words


Lord Dubs

tonight (sunday 19th), 11.48-11.57pm, on bbc world service radio
the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

“Louise Hidalgo talks to the British Lord who fled the Nazis in Czechoslovakia as a six year old on the Kindertransport.”

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Made in the Czech Republic - Velorex

Who Needs Four Wheels Anyway?

Three wheel automobiles are nothing new or unique; the world’s first practical motor vehicle, designed by Karl Benz in the 1880s, was a three wheeler. 1,378 more words